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Grand Vision, Grand Results: Fortress Investment Group

With any investment team, it’s the need for accurate leadership. This leadership must have a vision and with that vision, there must be results attained to keep the vision alive in the minds of the clients and the team as a whole. With Fortress Investment Group, you will realize that their grand vision has produced and will produce grand results. Let’s take a look at the leadership of this magnificent group of asset managers.

Up first is Peter L. Briger, Jr. As the co-Chief Executive Officer of Fortress Investment Group, Peter has been a member of the board of directors since November 2006, he has been a member of the management committee since 2002, and he is responsible for the credit business at Fortress. With an interesting history, Mr Peter L Briger, Jr. joined Fortress Investment Group in March 2002. He spent 15 years at Goldman Sachs & Co where he became a partner in 1996. Mr Briger serves on the board of Tipping Point, a nonprofit organization serving low-income families in San Francisco. He has also dedicated himself to assisting a network of charter schools committed to preparing students for success in some of the most competitive four-year colleges and beyond. Mr Briger educational background consists of receiving a B.A. from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Nothing short of impressive, this man is worth his weight in gold.

Up next in this fantastic team of leadership is one Mr Wesley R. Edens. As co-founder, principal and co-Chief Executive Officer. Mr Edens has been a member of the board of directors since November 2006. Mr Eden’s has been a member of the management committee of Fortress since 1998 and he is responsible for the company’s private equity arm a publicly traded alternative investment business. Prior to co-founding Fortress in 1998, Mr Edens was a partner and managing director of BlackRock financial management where he headed the asset investors, a private equity fund. In addition to such amazing accomplishments, Mr Edens was formerly a partner and managing director of Lehman Brothers. His educational background consists of receiving a B.S. in Finance from Oregon State University.

Last but not least in the group of managing directors is Mr Randall A Nardone. As co-founder and principal, he has been a member of the board of directors of Fortress Investment Group since 2006. Mr. Nardone has been a member of the management committee of Forestry since 1998, and he served as the interim chief executive officer from December 2011 to July 2013 and was appointed the chief executive officer in August 2013. Prior to co-founding Fortress in 1998, Mr Nardone was a managing director of UBS from May 1997 to May 1998. His education consist of receiving a B.A. in English and Biology from the University of Connecticut and a Juris Doctorate from Boston University School of Law.

In conclusion, Fortress Investment Group is led by some of the most impressive financial minds in the world today.